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•”I&#39m sorry, have you got to go now? Can&#39t I bore you about how brilliant our mortgage is for another 10 minutes?” – Norwich & Peterborough press chief Alison Rolls.

•”I&#39m just licking my lips because he is about to open a bottle of sour cherry vodka.” – HSBC Asset Management PR Dolly O&#39Neill on Friday afternoon office antics.

•”I might put some lipstick on and pull my shirt down a bit.” – Mainland PR Kat Milne prepares to go out on Friday afternoon.

•”I can go with Sara as a panto horse but only if I can be the rear end.” – Clerical Medical press officer Helene Barnes on a fund-raising race night planned by Clerical.

•”The Widow has never interacted with anyone before. She does in this one.” – Scottish Widows PR Neil Cameron on a new ad campaign.

•”I had a light lunch with no carbohydrates. There were no chips.” – Aegon PR Leslie McPherson does the Atkins diet.

Any Out of Contexts or Diary stories? Send them to Diary editor Alison Bone, email: or tel: 0207 943 8036.



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